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Salaried Teacher Training – Design and Technology Trainee Needed


London, UK




£19,000 - £27,000 FTE

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About the job

‘A good teacher is like a candle – it consumes itself to light the way for others.’ –Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Do you want to help a child realise their potential?

An exceptional school in North London has partnered with us to find them a dedicated graduate of any discipline to train as a cover supervisor in Phase 1 of our Salaried Teacher Training programme. Your responsibilities in this position would be to aid the teacher in creating a comfortable and appropriate learning environment for the students and to pay attention to those who are struggling to understand and help them. This school has an excellent network of educators, so you would be able to gain expert hands-on advice parallel to what you will learn in our Salaried Teacher Training programme. If this position sounds perfect to you, Then Grad2Teach will help you take the next step on an alternative route to becoming a qualified educator through our Salaried Teacher Training programme.

This is a growing Secondary school which has demonstrated rapid improvement over recent years, achieving a rating of ‘Good with Outstanding Features’ by Ofsted. High value is placed on its strong links with the local community and the leadership team works closely with parents to ensure that all pupils achieve highly. Staff and Pupils alike are proud of their school community, treating each other with mutual respect and displaying tolerance of each other’s differences. Pupils take on the roles of buddies, trained mentors, ambassadors, and school councillors, which supports the ‘pupil-led’ learning initiatives central to the ethos of the school. The Head Teacher and Governors have a strong commitment to developing staff and offer amazing support and opportunities for career development. If this role sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, then apply for our Salaried Teacher Training programme now.

Contact Chris on 020 8148 6733 or email your CV to for more information.


To be eligible for this programme you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have determination, resilience, and a patient, caring attitude.

  • Have a relevant university degree with a minimum of a 2:2 classification.

  • Preferably some experience in a UK classroom.

  • Have the confidence and ability to lead the class.

  • Be able to demonstrate your resilience.

  • Be able to train across all key stages to broaden your skillset.


Why choose Grad2Teach as your salaried teacher training course?

As a trainee on Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will receive high-quality, CPD-accredited training. All your training is led by experienced school leaders, including coaching and mentoring.  Grad2Teach will ensure you meet the Teachers’ Standards throughout the salaried teacher training programme.

With Grad2Teach you will work to complete a one- or two-year course, achieving a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). You will gain experience working in at least two schools whilst on our salaried teacher training course.

Upon passing Phase 2 of Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will have completed your PGCE and be a qualified teacher with QTS.

In Training Phase 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work on our 39-week, school-based, salaried teacher training programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management and teaching practice

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessment observations from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Training Phase 2, you will

  • Attend 6 training days with our partner university

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you’ve learned so far

  • Cover up to 90% of a teaching timetable within a classroom

  • Work under a dedicated learning mentor who will guide and advise you along your journey

  • Experience two contrasting school placements, allowing you to broaden your experience

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